Plastic bag bans: a dozen cities and counting

By | John Ammondson
Fellow

As concern about the impacts of plastic on our environment has continued to mount, city level bans on single-use plastic grocery bags have been sweeping across Oregon.

Denying climate change should be out of bounds

By | Celeste Meiffren-Swango
State Director

This week, the Oregon Legislature’s Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction gave climate deniers a platform to deny basic science. 

Wrong Choice on Endangered Species

By | Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

We’re losing species at alarming rates and we’re not sufficiently protecting their habitats. Yet despit this, Trump administration has proposed new rules to weaken the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. law aimed at preventing extinction and helping species recover.

Youth leading the way on polystyrene bans

By | John Ammondson
Fellow

As the fight to protect our oceans and wildlife from plastic pollution gains steam and bans on polystyrene and other unnecessary sources of plastic pollution become more widespread, it’s inspiring and refreshing to see so many young people take the lead on protecting our planet.

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